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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 1%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanford/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,538n/a (estimate)2,7082,8282,580
Murder2n/a3.54.45.0
Rape32n/a56.339.242.6
Robbery41n/a72.2137.386.2
Assault199n/a350.3266.5246.8
Violent crime274n/a (estimate)482447381
Burglary145n/a255.3416.2376.0
Theft945n/a1,663.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft174n/a306.3392.4228.9
Property crime1,264n/a (estimate)2,2252,3802,200

Key findings

  • Hanford crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hanford are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Hanford you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hanford is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hanford has decreased by 8%

Hanford crime map

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The Hanford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hanford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hanford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Hanford (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hanford, CA per 100,000 people. In Hanford, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hanford is 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.27 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hanford has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the California average and 1.01 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Hanford (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hanford in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Hanford safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hanford being safer than 26% of cities in California and 21% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hanford. In conclusion, Hanford ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanford is 1 in 208
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanford is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanford is 1 in 37
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hanford? If you reside in Hanford, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 208. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 45 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hanford, is 1 in 37.

      Year Over Year Crime In Hanford (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Hanford is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Hanford has decreased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Hanford has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Hanford has decreased by 8% year to year.

      Hanford police department

      ItemHanfordCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
      There are a total of 76 Hanford police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.6% less than the California average and 57.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laton, CA1,8772511,3361,587
      Home Garden, CA1,7782511,3361,587
      Stratford, CA1,0412511,3361,587
      Caruthers, CA2,9722691,4321,701
      London, CA2,0842801,4931,774
      Riverdale, CA3,9643371,7952,133
      Lemoore, CA25,1697061,4462,152
      Hanford, CA54,9124822,2252,708

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Arthur, TX54,9137012,5973,298
      Aloha, OR54,9083513,5503,900
      Paramount, CA54,9415982,5933,191
      West Haven, CT54,9721922,1472,338
      Shoreline, WA55,0211201,9422,062
      Hanford, CA54,9124822,2252,708
      Source: The Hanford, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.